Category Archives: Fiction

New Daughters, New Glory

I’ve written before about the novel I was working on called Daughter of Glory. About a year ago, I was looking at updating it and considering how I might best present it. Just recently I was plotting out a story … Continue reading

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Artist as Protagonist

A recent episode of In Our Time focused on the Japanese artist Hokusai, and the discussion turned to Japan at the time and Hokusai’s place in both the artistic community and the politics of the time – he apparently had … Continue reading

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When She Was Five

In case you weren’t aware, my flash fiction “When She Was Five” is up at Fantastic Stories of the Imagination. It’s funny, this was the first time I purposely wrote flash fiction and I sold it to the first market … Continue reading

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Return to Red Gross

Continuing along with my blatant theft of ideas and or casts, this one is just more of a conceit than an adaptation. It’s also much more of a scene with some attached ideas than a more fully fledged concept, however … Continue reading

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Return to Serenity Spec Ops

As mentioned elsewhere, other commitments are keeping me away from posting much, but I don’t want to leave you guys in a lurch. I did a bunch of posts with movie ideas based on existing properties or with the casts … Continue reading

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Five Bloody Heads

For those who dig sword noir, I think I may have found an author you might enjoy. Peter Fugazzotto’s work has been published in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly and Grimdark. He’s self-published a couple of novels, and I read an excerpt … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – The Estate

The Boltcutter – the Estate Alor lived in a walled estate, like all the former rebel commanders. Most of the homes in the city had short walls, about chest high, to demarcate their extent. Many such places shared walls. The … Continue reading

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The Boltcutter Ebook

The final chapter of “the Boltcutter” will be available at Sword’s Edge, on Friday 17 Jul at 1900 EST. Right now, the full story is available as an ebook from Amazon, and you can find it here. The story will … Continue reading

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No-Fiction Friday: But I’m Writing

In getting back in to regular fiction writing, I’ve given myself permission to write to no purpose. This is going to create a lot more starts without finishes, but I’m okay with that. Since my sale to Black Gate back … Continue reading

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Fiction Friday: The Boltcutter – the Quarry

The Boltcutter: The Quarry Deng and Reno arrived at the Old Quarry a few hours before dawn. None of the itinerants and refugees who worked the rock with their dented and battered tools slept there, and no one worked through … Continue reading

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